Super Yacht Security Firm Appoints Commercial Director

Dryad tasks Karen Jacques with New Responsibilities

Dryad Maritime Intelligence , the south of England based intelligence firm specializing in military-grade predictive intelligence for superyachts and commercial vessels and shore based maritime operations staff has announced the appointment of Karen Jacques as Commercial Director.

“Karen is a key member of the team. With her understanding of the maritime environment she is the perfect individual to supply expert customer support. ” said Managing Director Graeme Gibbon-Brooks, “As a former Royal Navy Officer she understands our technology and very special methodology but most importantly she understands what our customers need.”

In her role, Jacques will be responsible for marketing strategy, sales and after sales customer service.

“After graduating with an Honours Degree in Maritime Defence Management and Technology from Plymouth University and the Royal Naval College Greenwich, Karen served in the Royal Navy for 14 years as a Warfare Officer spending 9 years at sea. A Navigator by trade with several years as a boarding officer, she has a broad range of maritime experiences as well as an appreciation of maritime history.”

Dryad services all maritime sectors, at sea and ashore and specialise in providing systematic analysis of the epidemiology of Piracy, Human Traffic and Maritime Terrorism, using a bespoke operational tactical picture providing swift and highly accurate threat assessments. Dryad’s expanding client list includes leading names in the Super Yacht, Commercial shipping and the Oil and Gas industries.